Syn.: Lepidium draba L.
Family: Brassicaceae Burnett
Cardaria draba
Distribution: Native of Mediterranean and Central Asian, today abundantly naturalized almost in the whole world – Europe, North and South America, Arabia etc.
Habitat: It grows as weed in fields, orchards, gardens, parks, on wasteland, rubble and trenches. Flowers from April to July.
Description: A grey-downy perennial herb up to 50(-70) cm high, the basal leaves ovate, stem leaves eliptical up to 10 cm in length. The flowers in branched, crowded racemes, corollas white.
Note: The seeds have taste like pepper.
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These images were taken in the Czech Republic, Prague, quarry in Radotínské údolí (date: 21. 4. 2007).